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    Evaluate and analyze the media's harmful depictions of different cultural groups& how media can affect and even control their lives. Please give examples and citations.

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    Negative depictions of American Indians in the media are disturbing, as they are commonly portrayed as drunken gamblers and drug abusers.

    Experts also explore these depictions and other stereotypes on television:

    Lacroix, C. C. (2011). High Stakes Stereotypes: The Emergence of the 'Casino Indian' Trope in Television Depictions of Contemporary Native Americans. Howard Journal Of Communications, 22(1), 1-23.

    Lacroix (2011) reveals how "Native Americans and race scholars have argued that the media construct and perpetuate racist notions of tribal peoples through images and discursive practices that portray them in very ...

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    400 words of personal ideas as well as two references briefly offer examples of media's harmful depictions of different cultural groups and minorities.